Putting Competitions Aside, Media, Education and Tech Giants Come Together to Offer Free Lessons, Activities Throughout Pandemic– All in One Curated Place – The 74

Putting Competitions Aside, Media, Education and Tech Giants Come Together to Offer Free Lessons, Activities Throughout Pandemic– All in One Curated Place – The 74

April 11, 2020

Wideopenschool.org Under normal circumstances, companies like Time for Kids, Scholastic and Khan Academy are competitors; after all, each provides educational content, and teachers can bring only so many apps and websites into the classroom. But these are not normal circumstances. So instead, those big names and many others across education, technology and media came together over…

Nancy Bailey: There Can Be No “Science of Reading” When Libraries and Librarians Are Disappearing

April 11, 2020

In the past few months, there have been a number of articles about “the science of reading,” all touting the importance of phonics. I don’t know that there is a “science of mathematics” or a “science of history,” or a science of teaching any other subject. Although I have a long record in support of…

Coronavirus and Tinder: How nervous online daters are coping amid COVID-19 – CNET

Coronavirus and Tinder: How nervous online daters are coping amid COVID-19 – CNET

April 11, 2020

This is not social distancing, folks.  Andre Coelho/Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Earlier this week, 21-year-old Dubliner Chloe McDonnell tweeted a request to her fellow Tinderers: “Dear boys on Tinder, I don’t want to talk about coronavirus. It’s not a good conversation starter…

Your Daily Dose Of Coronavirus. Coronavirus NEWS, We Mean!

Your Daily Dose Of Coronavirus. Coronavirus NEWS, We Mean!

April 11, 2020

Lots and lots of coronavirus updates, so here’s your daily roundup of some of the latest news, which has been hitting with the force of a Silkwood shower. No idea why that simile came to mind. The Dow Jones fell over 2000 points at the opening of the stock market this morning, triggering an automatic,…

For domestic violence victims, stay-at-home orders do not offer safety

For domestic violence victims, stay-at-home orders do not offer safety

April 11, 2020

Their marriage wasn’t perfect before the couple started working from home amid the shutdown during the coronavirus pandemic, but the underlying problems bubbled dangerously close to the surface with their forced isolation and constant contact, the wife told CBS News.  Like millions of other Americans, the couple has been forced into this situation because of…

Denver Phillip Lindsay Fantasy Impact, Broncos Depth Chart After Melvin Gordon Contract

Denver Phillip Lindsay Fantasy Impact, Broncos Depth Chart After Melvin Gordon Contract

April 11, 2020

Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty ImagesThe Denver Broncos have shaken up their backfield by reportedly agreeing to a contract with running back Melvin Gordon III.  Per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Gordon turned down a better offer from another team to accept a two-year, $16 million deal from the Broncos and a chance to play against the Los Angeles Chargers…

Coronavirus Problems: When Restaurants Close, Americans Suffer

Coronavirus Problems: When Restaurants Close, Americans Suffer

April 11, 2020

Arnold Schwarzenegger tweeted a video of himself on March 15 saying: “No more restaurants.” Seated in his palatial kitchen with two miniature horses, Whiskey and Lulu, beside him, the former California governor pronounced: “We don’t go out, we don’t go to restaurants. We don’t do anything like that any more.” The immediate prompt for the video…

COVID-19: What’s open and closed in B.C. as a result of the novel coronavirus – Peace Arch News

COVID-19: What’s open and closed in B.C. as a result of the novel coronavirus – Peace Arch News

April 11, 2020

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Canada, here’s what’s closed in B.C. As of Monday, there were at least 324 cases in Canada, 103 of those in B.C. Four people have died so far in Canada, all of whom were living at a care home in B.C. Across B.C.: B.C. schools closed indefinitely The…

Thursday Sports in Brief

Thursday Sports in Brief

April 11, 2020

NFL LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams are trading receiver Brandin Cooks to the Houston Texans, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the teams hadn’t announced the trade. The NFL Network reported the Rams will get a second-round pick while sending a…

Coronavirus strikes at Amazon’s operational heart: its delivery machine – Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus strikes at Amazon’s operational heart: its delivery machine – Los Angeles Times

April 11, 2020

At least five workers at Amazon.com Inc. warehouses in Europe have contracted the novel coronavirus, a sobering development for a company already struggling to deal with a surge in orders for food and household essentials from customers hunkering down at home.Cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, have appeared at Amazon warehouses…